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Battlefield, Missouri
City of Battlefield
Location of Battlefield, Missouri
Location of Battlefield, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Greene
 • Total 2.56 sq mi (6.62 km2)
 • Land 2.56 sq mi (6.62 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
1,273 ft (388 m)
 • Total 5,990
 • Estimate 
 • Density 2,590.77/sq mi (1,000.20/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-03592

Battlefield is a city in Greene County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2020 census, the city's population was 5,990. It is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town has no post office and shares the ZIP code (65619) with Brookline.


A post office called Battlefield was established in 1908, and remained in operation until 1940. Battlefield is named for its proximity to the 1861 Battle of Wilson's Creek, one of the first large battles of the American Civil War.


Battlefield is located at 37°7′13″N 93°22′5″W / 37.12028°N 93.36806°W / 37.12028; -93.36806 (37.120151, -93.367963). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.50 square miles (6.47 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 1,227
1990 1,526 24.4%
2000 2,385 56.3%
2010 5,590 134.4%
2019 (est.) 6,622 18.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 5,590 people, 2,125 households, and 1,593 families living in the city. The population density was 2,236.0 inhabitants per square mile (863.3/km2). There were 2,210 housing units at an average density of 884.0 per square mile (341.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.8% White, 1.5% African American, 0.5% Native American, 2.1% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 2,125 households, of which 40.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.0% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the city was 33.8 years. 29.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 33.7% were from 25 to 44; 22.6% were from 45 to 64; and 8.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

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